BYD Introduces a Double Entry of New eBus Innovation

10 October 2023

BYD premieres two new pure-electric buses and ground breaking technologies alongside two existing models in Europe: the BYD eBus B19 (18.75m) and the BYD eBus B15 (15m). The12-metre BYD eBus B12 and the BYD-UNVI DD13 Double-Decker coach both make their European debut at the Expo. The all-new 12-metre BYD eBus is the first bus to utilise BYD’s revolutionary Blade Battery Chassis bringing a new level of safety and energy efficiency and exceptional range.

Making its world premiere, the BYD-UNVI DD13 Intercity double-decker coach combines BYD’s expertise in battery and chassis technology with UNVI’s renowned skills in coach body build and design.

The BYD 12-metre B12 eBus brings a new generation of integrated chassis technology to public transport operators in Europe. In addition, and making its world premiere at the BYD stand is the 13-metre customisable pure-electric intercity double-decker coach; the BYD-UNVIDD13, an exciting collaboration between BYD and European bodybuilder, UNVI.

With BYD’s latest generation of 12-metre electric buses, BYD presents its all-new pure-electric bus chassis which integrates the Lithium Iron Phosphate Blade Battery within the chassis structure. This ground breaking Blade Battery Chassis technology also utilises a new 6-in-1 controller with Silicon Carbide technology, together with two innovative wheel hub hairpin motors. Combined, these bring a multitude of benefits to BYD’s 12-metreeBus including enhanced energy efficiency, performance and durability. The Blade Battery, with a maximum capacity of 500 delivers an exceptional range of 600 km in one charge reducing the need for regular charging, making the BYD eBus B12 an excellent choice for busy bus routes.

Always committed to developing strong partnerships, BYD has collaborated with UNV Ito produce a new 13-metre double-decker coach for European public transport operators. The alliance brings together BYD’s expertise in world-leading battery and chassis technology and UNVI’s exceptional experience in body design and build technology. The pure-electric BYD-UNVI DD13 intercity double-decker, equipped with ADAS for added safety, makes its world premiere. The pure-electric BYD-UNVI DD13 intercity double-decker.

BYD, the world’s leading NEVs manufacturer, has been able to master core technologies of the entire industrial chain, developing its own powertrain systems, power batteries, drive-motors, and motor controller system.

Energy vehicles globally as of September 2023. Founded in 1995 as a rechargeable battery maker, BYD now boasts a diverse business scope covering automobiles, rail transit, new energy, and electronics, with over 30 industrial parks in China, the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, and India.